MONTVILLE, N.J. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Marotta Controls is pleased to announce that it has named Alicia Rigdon General Counsel and Director of Contracts and Customer Service.
Rigdon comes to Marotta with more than 15 years of contracting experience in the defense industry. She most recently served as director of contracts, purchasing, pricing and compliance for American Ordnance, LLC, a manufacturer of ammunition to the U.S. Military, and subsidiary of the Day & Zimmermann, Inc. family of companies.
Prior to that she served as program manager for EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, and as litigation attorney for the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office.
Rigdon holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law, and a bachelor of science degree from Missouri Southern State University. She is a member of The Missouri Bar.
“We are pleased to have Alicia join our team. She is an experienced corporate and regulatory counsel with a proven track record of providing the in-house legal expertise required for contacts and compliance in the defense industry,” said Michael Leahan, senior vice president and chief sales officer of Marotta Controls. “Alicia brings to us not only strong legal skills, but also a highly effective leadership style. She has the experience and expertise needed for Marotta Controls to continue to meet its expanding business objectives and remain a leader in the industry.”
About Marotta Controls
Marotta Controls, Inc., a U.S. Small Business Administration Regional Contractor of the Year and a 2013 Lockheed Martin Small Business Supplier of the Year, is one of the fastest growing technology businesses in New Jersey. Marotta specializes in the design, manufacture and integration of precision control components and systems. Its offerings range from high performance valves and manifolds to complete sub-systems that integrate electronic controls and power conditioning systems. With over 200 patents and 70 years’ experience, Marotta Controls supports the most demanding applications – whether manned or unmanned, military or commercial – for aircraft, missiles, marine (surface and sub-sea), land systems, satellites, launch vehicles and spacecraft.